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Re: st: RE: weight in tab1


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: weight in tab1
Date   Thu, 20 Dec 2012 10:00:59 +0000

I think Peter is referring to a paper

Gutierrez, R. G. and Lachenbruch, P. A. 2009.
Stata tip 74: firstonly, a new option for tab2. Stata Journal 9: 169-170.
http://www.stata-journal.com/sjpdf.html?articlenum=st0161

which as stated is about a new option for -tab2-, a different command.

Nick

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 5:23 AM, Lachenbruch, Peter
<Peter.Lachenbruch@oregonstate.edu> wrote:

> Bobby Gutierrez and I developed the tab1 option as a convenience for people who want to look at a bunch of tables and not have to issue multiple tab commands.  To my knowledge we didn't do anything about weights.

David Kantor [kantor.d@att.net]

> Does anyone know if there is a logical reason that -tab1- allows only
> fweights, whereas -tabulate- allows almost all types of weights?
>
> I'm guessing that it's a relic from when -tabulate- had fewer weight options.
> Any other reason?
>
> I use Stata 10, but I believe that this holds in Stata 12.
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